Thinking Politically about Gender: What the Literature Says

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Edward Laws, Stephanie Brigden and Kanwal Ahluwalia

February 2018

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This report examines the extent to which authors and development practitioners who identify with the principles and methods of thinking and working politically have used them to consider gender-related issues. 

It also looks at how power and politics are approached in some common tools for gender analysis.

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